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good morning, america. and breaking overnight, major flash flooding in colorado. at least one person is dead. entire homes collapsing. roads turn into raging rivers. people warned not to leave their homes because of gas leaks. deal or no deal? secretary kerry on a diplomatic emergency mission at this hour, pushing for a plan to have syria surrender its chemical weapons. and russian president putin ratchets up the pressure with harsh words for the u.s. right now. they're inside. they're inside. >> do not hang up this phone. >> hurry, hurry. >> reporter: home invasion hero. the brave 12-year-old who called 911, protecting her little sister, after burglars tore through the back door of their home. we are right there as the calm dispatcher tells her how to hide until police finally arrive. ♪
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silenced. the superstar singer in the making, ordered by doctors to stop using her voice immediately, after a vocal cord hemorrhage. canceling dozens of appearances just as her career is taking offer. will she ever sing again? and good morning, america. let's get right to that flood emergency in colorado. days of heavy rain, contributing to mudslides right now. you see all of that water right now. >> raging water. they overrunned the college town of boulder. >> we have a picture of it rushing through and on to the roads like that. sam's been tracking it from the very beginning. >> it's amazing. >> it's unbelievable the rainfall totals in this area. you start on wednesday. it rains all day wednesday. gets increasingly heavy by wednesday night.
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you're talking about the official total of about six inches of rain. some people are saying unofficially eight inches of rain. you've got beautiful waterfalls in the colorado area. we have pictures of foot bridge s turned into waterfalls. parking garages turned into water falls. streets, roads, highways, interstate, all closed dawn because of what's going on. the word in the boulder area right now is don't leave your home unless you're in a threatening situation. they're working on water rescues. they're working on trying to get closed roads open. but take a look at this, just to give you an example, boulder creek, which runs right through that area. generally, one or two feet. wednesday about 4:00 a.m., it jumps up to seven feet. it doesn't jump up to two, three or four feet. it jumps up to seven feet. that's over a person's head, just in the creek alone. put all of that water through the streets and roads and you got a real issue there. here's the pattern. and it's not going to let up. you have a low right here. a high right there. uh you're picking all of the moisture for the pacific and atlantic. until it gets into that area
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that's running right through boulder and sits there with the rain. there's the denver area. our clayton sandell is right there standing in the water. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: good morning, sam. the rain has temporarily let up here. but overnight, it's pouring. we've got up to six inches in some places. take a look at this, this is boulder creek runs through the hearzpwcñ downtown. normally it's seven to ten feet, lower than it is now. if completely came over the banks. the park bench is partially submerged and the water is nearly touching the bottom side of that bridge. these floodwaters came on fast and they're already deadly. this morning. floodwaters came on fast. and watch this as a road collapses, stranding three cars in this rushing river. at least two people have died from flooding from boulder county all of the way to
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colorado springs. in some areas, entire roads collapsed. roads impassable. major thoroughfare u.s. 36 shut down. >> it is a rafer back there. the disaster if that retaining wall comes down, which we've been told it's pretty dangerous it might, we're in trouble. we're praying it stops. >> reporter: at the university of colorado at boulder, floods are gushing over structures. completely surrounding college students with raging waters. >> this is serious right now. >> reporter: one of the reasons these floods are so bad, because of a brush fire a couple years ago upstream in the mountain, all of the trees and vegetation was burned down. when it does rain, it comes flooding downhill like a freight train. they haven't seen flood like this in decades. >> clayton sandell in a current emergency situation. there are four dams in this
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area, none expected to hold back this water if it continues. we're going to get the latest on the crisis in syria, with plans for a military strike stalled. secretary of state kerry is meeting with the russian foreign minister in geneva, today, to hammer out a deal to get syria to give up its chemical weapons. martha raddatz is tracking down all of the developments. martha, the secretary wants to see if this is a serious proposal. >> reporter: he sure does, george. this is really the morning that serious negotiations begin. secretary kerry right now on the ground in geneva with his russian counterpart, wants to hear specifics from the russians. how these chemical weapons would be stockpiled, inventoried and destroyed. this morning, syrian president assad has appeared on russian television himself to confirm that syria would concede control of its chemical weapons. meantime. russian president vladimir putin going track to "the new york
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times" and speak putting pressure on obama. >>. >> putin writing it is alarming that military intervention in internal conflicts has become commonplace for the united states. is it in america's long term interest? i doubt it says putin. >> he feels he's winning right now. meanwhile, north korea starting up their nuclear reactors again? >> reporter: exactly. satellite photos show this plant which was partially destroyed in 2008. now, apparently restarted, which means the north koreans could start making even more nuclear weapons. george? >> martha raddatz, thanks very much. we're going to move to the other top stories of the morning. say good morning to josh elliott. josh? >> good morning to all of you. have you looked at the 401(k) lately? let's do it together because the markets are on a roll. take a look. the dow surged more than 400 points since monday. that's three days, now, of triple-digit gains.
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investors seem to be very happy that a potential military strike in syria has thus far been delayed. the next big market mover could come tomorrow with the retail sales report. however, one dark spot. apple stock, which, since the new iphone announcement, has in fact suffered its worst fall since april. and big labor is demanding changes be made to president obama's health care law. at its convention in los angeles, the afl-cio outlined flaws, the group says, will drive the cost of union-sponsored hit plans so high, workers and employers, will both be forced to abandon them. but the union, one of the president's biggest supporters says it still backs the law, the goal of reducing costs for all americans. and that massive wildfire in northern california has turned deadly. the body of a man has been found in a charred mobile home near the city of redding, where more than 30 homes have been destroyed. 300 more are in danger. and an environmental crisis
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in honolulu. experts fear that thousands of fish are dead or will die, after 1,400 tons of molasses spilled into the harbor from a storage facility. people are being warned to stay away from the spill site because the spill could attract sharks. an arizona road worker has survived a remarkable ordeal. working on a street when a 30-ton boulder rolled down the hill and landed on top of his legs and pelvis. but his co-workers managed to get him free. he is in the hospital now, in critical condition. we'll have an update on his condition as soon as we have that. a dumb idea. that's what the governor of massachusetts called it. he's talking about this fire drill, conducted at boston's logan airport, complete with roaring flames and smoke, on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. airport officials have since apologized for what is an ill-timed drill.
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and finally, what is in a name? apparently, for one woman, one too many letters. a woman with the first name janice, has such a long last name, it cannot fit on her driver's license. it's a 36-letter name. i will not attempt to pronounce it. authorities in hawaii where janice wants to drive, have asked her to shorten it. meantime, the state is trying to make more space for letters. >> what happened to the hang loose in hawaii? hey, chill. whatever. >> we say, janice k., have a great day. >> always count on you, sam. >> thank you. now, to the latest twist in the domestic dispute between george zimmerman and his estranged wife. shellie zimmerman does not want to press charges. but that did not stop her attorney from holding a press conference. abc's matt gutman is in lake
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mary, florida for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. shellie zimmerman's attorney defended her, liking him to dirty harry and making references to siegfried and roy's tiger and the bat mobile. even circus. shellie zimmerman's lawyer says she just wants to get through her divorce from her estranged husband, george, and move on. >> shellie zimmerman want this relationship to end with a whimper and not a bang. >> reporter: but that didn't stop her attorney, kelly sims, from holding a 40-minute-long, often theatrical press conference wednesday, in which he explained in great detail, how shellie's attempt to retrieve items from the couple's home monday ended like this. >> get on your knees. cross your feet. >> seigfried and roy. which one got jacked up? whatever one that was, surely didn't think that tiger was going to attack him that night. >> reporter: sims told reporters the couple had an agreement, outlined in these text messages, that george could stay away while she moved out. he didn't.
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>> he knew he wasn't supposed to be there. he showed up with a 400-pound man and a girl. >> reporter: police say that man is george's bodyguard. what happened next isn't clear. but shellie did call 911, saying george had a weapon. >> he continually has his hand on his gun and keeps saying, step closer. he's threatening all of us. >> reporter: police say they never found a gun. and on wednesday, shellie's lawyer changed her story, saying she never saw one either, only this empty package for a gun holster in george's hand, allegedly under his shirt. >> add to that equation, that your husband is george zimmerman. if clint eastwood is playing a bad guy in a roaf, and he's resting his hand on the butt of his gun, and he says, are you feeling lucky, punk? does he have to pull the gun to make you scared, worried? >> reporter: zimmerman's attorneys couldn't comment because they quit on tuesday. police say that shellie filmed most of this on her ipad but that george destroyed it.
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they say without that video, there's probably not enough evidence to press charges against either of them. robin? >> we'll keep an eye on it. matt, thanks so much. we're going to get the latest on the confession that went viral, after a man confessed on youtube to driving drunk and killing a man. he is now behind bars, causing some confusion by failing to plead guilty in court. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: this morning, matthew cordle has yet to make good on one of his promises. >> when i get charged, i will plead guilty. >> reporter: despite what he said in this video confession, wednesday afternoon, the 22-year-old didn't follow through. instead, he entered this plea. >> not guilty. >> reporter: cordle made national headlines after posting this video online, admitting to a drunk driving crash that killed a 61-year-old man. this morning, his lawyers tell abc news, nothing has changed. >> pleading not guilty is more or less a formality. and matt wanted to make sure it didn't look like he was shopping for any particular judges. this was the way to do it. >> reporter: cordle was supposed
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to enter a plea on does tuesday. but an ohio judge lashed out when she found that cordle pleaded not guilty. >> i'm sorry you all came for this whole big thing, but there's no reason to be arraigned here today. >> reporter: on wednesday, the court assigned a new judge. and cordle's attorney says next week, he'll change his plea to guilty. >> he'll stay in jail, despite the fact that bond was set today. >> reporter: why? >> he wants to make sure he makes good on his promise. >> i don't see it proving a point. i think he has a consistent theme. which is, he can never take back the life he's taken. and he can be held responsible. and he's going to be held responsible. >> reporter: his attorneys will not say if cordle will opt to stay in jail all the way through sentencing. but they say their client is prepared to do his time. the judge cordle was assigned is one of the longest serving in all of franklin county. and in late october, he will decide cordle's sentence, which could be as little as two years, or as most, 8 1/2. robin? >> okay. thank you.
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now, to the new ad that has a lot of people checking their calendars. a commerce from k-mart, promoting their layaway program just in time for -- wait for it -- christmas. more than three months away. rebecca jarvis has more on why retailers are trying to jump-start the holiday season earlier than ever. >> reporter: it's beginning to look a lot like christmas. >> don't let the holidays sneak up on you. >> reporter: at least if you're a k-mart shopper. this new ad, airing more than 100 days before christmas, may be designed to lure in layaway shoppers. but this morning, on the company's facebook page, things aren't so merry. you don't need to give kids christmas overload in september. shame on you. and burn, k-mart, burn. k-mart is defending the timing of its new promotion, saying customers can plan in advance to take advantage of layaway for holiday purchases. the idea, the retailer says, start saving now to afford your gifts in december.
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>> the time between thanksgiving and christmas is the shortest it can ever be on retail selling days. they have to start earlier. >> reporter: but each year, the christmas ad crush keeps starting sooner. >> i went a little overboard. >> reporter: last fall, target ran its first holiday ad october 7th. plus, black friday sales, which traditionally began the day after thanksgiving, are starting earlier and earlier. so, you can shop before even eating your turkey. and it pays to be early. the national retail federation says more than 40% of holiday consumers start shopping before halloween, but buyer beware. analysts say you can shop now, or save more later, because while the ad blitz has begun, later on, when the weather outside is frightful, the deals typically get more delightful. >> always try to get you to come early. pay full price. the customer will always say, i'm waiting until the good deals at the end. if they don't blink, the retailers will.
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>> reporter: so, the question is, when can you get the very best deals? well, if you want a gift for under the tree, the experts tell us the time to shop is the weekend before christmas. if you want the very best deals, you wait until after christmas and buy for next year. that's the best time. start really early. >> even better. >> appreciate that. let's get news from prince william. the new dad and future king of england said he's leaving the air force to focus on his royal duties. and abc's lama hasan has the story. >> reporter: william is giving up his life and his adrenaline-fueled flying missions. swapping a search and rescue pilot duties to focus on his increasing royal duties and a new charity devoted to wildlife preservation. but this was no easy decision. >> the pressures of my other life are building. and fighting them off and balancing the two is proving quite difficult. >> reporter: on wednesday, the two brothers hit the trading floor, making
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multibillion-dollar deals. raising money for a couple of their favorite charities. >> it is actually me. and baby cambridge was not far from everyone's mind. uncle harry is smitten, too, gushing about prince george. overnight at another charity event, sharing some of those priceless family moments with william and kate. talking about george's first smile. as william's life changes, it's no secret his main focus is on his family. >> there is a time where he does have to accept he is a future king. there are not many members of the royal family that the public love as much as william and kate. he's keen to spend as much time with prince george. >> reporter: and it looks like the couple are getting a little
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helping hand from none other than william and harry's beloved nanny, jesse webb, as seen here he they made a pit stop at mcdonald's. >> now is the time when he does have to accept that he is a future king. there's not many members of the royal family that the public >> reporter: it's a perfect time to hire a nanny. tonight, the glamorous duo will be out and about. kate will join william at a charity event close to his heart, celebrating african conservation. george and robin? >> lama, thanks very much. not hard to find a nanny if you're king. >> no. >> easy gig. sam, a lot more on the rain out west. >> this is just awful for these people. it really is. as they wake up this morning, there's no doubt that you're dealing with floodwaters all around the boulder area. as rain continues to pour in the area, how much water can all of the dams hold back? so, here's the idea. the pattern here is your typical monsoon pattern. drawing moisture from the pacific and from the gulf. it forms the long patterns of rain. and the rain doesn't want to shift. when you get this rain in one location, we call it training. the rain keeps coming over one place, one place, one place. the outside forecast for this is at least a week of moisture in this area because we still have a tropical system that may continue to work into central
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mexico and feed plenty, plenty of rain in this area. you can see where the bull's eye is today. just outside of denver and all the way to that boulder area. two to three inches is possible and flash flooding continues. here comes the strong cold front. and there will be storms today, from portland, albany, just west of boston, the strongest storms and into the new york city area. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. cloudy this morning but we'll see more sunshine today than yesterday, but still temperatures cooler than average, warmer highs start tomorrow and we'll stay pretty close to average through the accuweather seven-day forecast. today mid to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco, low to mid-70s around the bay shore. upper 70s north and south bay and low to mid-80s in the east bay valleys. here's your accuweather seven-day forecast. warmest tomorrow and saturday. have a great day.
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>> should mention, you can see on the big board, there's a patch of heavy rain on the east coast that could have flooding today. all that weather was brought to you by bailey's. >> okay, there, sam. thank you. coming up, doctor versus doctor. a family feud that shocked a neighborhood. one physician allegedly attacked another. now, charged with attempted murder. the courageous 12-year-old who called 911, protecting her little sister during a terrifying home invasion. >> thin some big news about botox. why the fda says it's okay to help with aging eyes. a rising fashion designer has her dad's seal of approval.
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what do you hear? >> i think they're walking around. >> do not make a noise until you hear police say they that are police. take some deep breaths. shh. >> the little girl on the phone was just 12 years old, bravely hiding her younger sister from the home invaders breaking into their house. they held on until police came. their dramatic story. we've heard a lot of 911 calls. this one -- oh, my goodness. >> the dispatcher, incredible, as well. >> hard to hear. a strange story out of cleveland. doctor versus doctor. a man accused of trying to kill another physician. there he is right there. and we have all of the shocking details ahead. and she is the young star with the great big voice.
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arianna grande's album number one on the billboard charts this week. but now, we learn she's suffering from a vocal chord hemorrhage and has been silenced. having vocal issue, i can relate. and it's a big deal for her. >> hope they caught it soon and shut her down. also, been quite a week. out to colombia. penn state university. and santa barbara. and this morning, southeastern louisiana. we're going to lions country. >> lion-up. >> the beloved alma mater of one robin roberts. >> wearing my school colors. >> like it. >> very proud. >> you guys didn't. but i did. >> all right. that's the way we go. we're going to begin with a family feud that almost turned fatal in cleveland, where an anesthesiologist has been charged with attempted murder after am burghing his son-in-law. and alex perez is tracking the case. >> reporter: this morning, a quiet cleveland suburb is in
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disbelief after a bloody family feud that had panicked neighbors calling 911. >> 911 emergency. >> someone is yelling for help loudly. >> reporter: that's after seth allen hoffer left his home for the airport, to visit his daughter, living in florida with his estranged wife. as hoffer walked towards the car, police say a man jumped out of the bushes, wearing a black ski mask and blue surgical gloves. attacking hoffer from behind with a pry bar. >> there's someone screaming for help. >> we're on our way. >> reporter: bleeding after repeated blows to his head, hoffer fought back. eventually overpowering his attacker, breaking his arm and pinning him down. when he heard the man scream, allen, get off me, i can't breathe. police say that's when hoffer realized he knew who was behind the mask. a well-known anesthesiologist and his own father-in-law. >> he sacrificed his professionu his career, and quite possibly
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his freedom, just to go after his son-in-law. >> reporter: police say the 66-year-old doctor also had a backpack filled with syringes and different anesthetics, a screwdriver and more surgical gloves. >> i think there's little doubt it's pre meditated. >> reporter: part of the motive? hoffer and his daughter are in the middle of a contentious divorce. investigators believe he drove six hours through the night from his neighborhood in allentown, pennsylvania, to carry out the attack. police arrested him, charging him with attempted murder, felony assault and kidnapping. he's not responding to calls for comment. but out on bail, due in court september 25th. for "good morning america," alex perez, abc news, chicago. let's bring in dan abrams. you heard brad garret say, it's pre m pre meditated.
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>> this guy drives six hours. took someone else's car. gets there. begins the process of attacking the son-in-law. the son-in-law who is younger and bigger overtakes him. and he says, allen, i can't breathe anymore. the attacker is now begging him to stop because he's losing the fight. this is one of the more bone-headed attempted murder schemes i've ever seen. >> and now facing real time. >> yeah. this is attempted aggravated murder, basing probably up to 25 years behind bars for this. this is serious stuff. in addition to the drugs he had with him. you have to think, he's dexter morgan? he's going to inject him with these drugs and he's going to pass out? this whole thing is right out of a b-rate movie. >> what kind of charges could he face for having the drugs on the scene? >> there's additional drugs there. those aren't going to be anything compared to the aggravated murder charge. those will probably be swept in along with the other charges.
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but it's the attempted aggravated murder that's the big one here. they're not just saying he went there to hurt him. or to harm him. they're saying -- the authorities say they believe he went there to kill him. >> wow. >> yeah. >> dan abrams, thanks very much. >> pulling out the dexter morgan card. >> you like that one? that's another one of those ones i thought of ahead of time. >> i see it there. >> off the cuff, as i always seem, sometimes i do prepare for these segments. yeah. >> don't you love scripted ad-lib. now, to that startling 911 call. two sisters hiding during a home invasion, calling for help. staying on the phone with the emergency dispatcher until police showed up. oh, please, you got to watch this. steve osunsami has their dramatic story. >> reporter: on the line, calling for help as quietly as she could is 12-year-old bre-asia morrow. >> it's okay. take deep breaths. try to stay quiet. >> reporter: bre-asia and her
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11-year-old sister were home saturday morning when two men broke into their chattanooga home. police say the mentor through the back door and were after the flat-screen tv and other electronics. >> they're inside. they're inside. >> do not hang up this phone. >> hurry. hurry. >> reporter: 911 operator amanda miller was on the other end of the phone. a guiding voice. telling them it would be okay. where are you in the house? are you in a safe place? are you in a bedroom? >> we're in our bedroom. >> is there a closet you can go into? >> yes. but it's a very small closet. >> okay. >> please hurry. >> we were like this. in the closet. and he was right there. >> what do you hear? >> i think they're walking around. >> do not make a noise until you hear police say that they are police. take some deep breaths. shh. operator miller kept whispering that the police were coming.
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>> tell them to hurry. >> they're trying to get in safely so nobody gets hurt. you're doing a great job. you're very brave. okay? you just stay where you're at. >> reporter: and nine minutes later, when police arrested the two men, bre-asia, finally let loose a cry from that closet. little sis says that her big sis is a hero. >> she was telling me, i'm glad you're okay. that's good they didn't find us. >> reporter: for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> real heroes. bre-asia, being so calm. and operator miller, on the and the way they worked together -- textbook. >> that's what you hoped would happen. >> and a good ending. let's talk about thunderstorms. we have a lot to talk about. we'll start with a picture from wabc, the new york city area. wabc, we think the best in the business, period. if you're watching in new york, if you're watching something else, unplug the television set.
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we have an area of strong storms, from albany. it's outside of the city, the strongest storms. but i'm not convinced this won't linger into a little while longer. as the front gets closer to the coastline, it's going to slow down a little bit tonight. most of the storms are targeted by the afternoon. but they may linger in even thing. the front doesn't want to go anywhere quickly. dallas, about 96 degrees. houston, 93. memphis, 96. atlanta, 90 degrees. big heat in the northwest. spokane in the 90s, when your normal temperatures are in the 70s. good morning. i'm mike nicco. after drizzle and cloud cover this morning it will be brighter this afternoon than yesterday but still cooler than average. check out the accuweather seven-day forecast. temperatures warmer tomorrow. and fairly seasonal through the all that weather was brought to you by and we keep getting flooding. people talking about what's going on in colorado. >> those pictures are something else.
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her debut album shocked the top of the charts this week. but she's been shored forced tol performances after suffering damage to her vocal chords. >> reporter: within hours of finding out her debut album was going straight to number one, 20-year-old ariana grande fell silent. her doctors ordering her to stop using her voice immediately. abc news has learned the singer, who's being called the new face of pop, suffered a vocal chord hemorrhage. >> a vocal chord hemorrhage is when some of the tiny blood vessels within the soft tissue of the vocal cord rupture, causing essentially a bruise. it's important to rest the voice in order to prevent long-term damage. >> reporter: grande's rising star status landed her a performance at last month's mtv video music awards. >> the reaction at the vmas was like, wow. ♪
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who is this girl? that pushed her album to number one. >> reporter: this morning, her injury forced her to cancel dozens of media appearances, designed to capitalize on her chart-topper. ♪ >> she's been compared to mariah carey because she has a crazy range. she has almost an 8 octave range. >> reporter: only 15 other female vocalists have made it straight to number one with a debut album. including britney spears, beyonce, and alicia keys. many are wondering if grande's budding career could be in danger. adel was silenced for several months in 2011 when she developed a sore vocal cords. >> if a singer were to continue singing, they would develop scarring on their vocal cords, which would change the voice quality. >> reporter: grande first turned heads starring in the nickelodeon series, "victorious."
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and now in her own hit show "sam and cat." and an actress and singer who this morning, can't speak. tweeting, i screamed too much of my party. totally irresponsible. but it's better now. thanks for the well-wishes. doctors say one of the reasons we may be seeing more singers with voice injuries is because their schedules are more hectic than previous generations. media appearances, but performances and crazy touring schedules mean their voices may not be getting enough rest between concerts and events. >> thank you. hope she feels better. she has some pipes. the incredible story of a high school athlete beating the odds to become a phenom. do not miss this. and "the play of the day," fair to say, quite a catch. >> oh. >> i see. >> freeze it. >> and bring your gloves. >> and bring your gloves. she took an early spring break thanks to her double miles from the capital one venture card. now what was mrs. davis teaching? spelling. that's not a subject, right? i mean, spell check. that's a program.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. there are traffic concerns among residents in pleasant hill this for the opening of the new nordstrom rack store. bargain hunters beegan lining up at the store hours ago located right across the street from a popular safeway gas station. neighbors worry it will make an already bad traffic situation even worse. we've got some drizzle to talk about this morning. let's check in with mike. >> starting to get more sporadic. we'll see sunshine quicker today. temperatures from mid to upper 60s along the coast, 70s everywhere else until you get into the east bay valleys, low to mid-80s. temperatures return back to
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♪ hello to everyone out there in times square this morning. there they are right now. the hofstra university dance team from here in long island. all getting in the spirit of gma u. week. >> very good. >> they're great. >> check it out. thanks to hofstra right there. and today, it is robin's day here on "gma." going back home. >> going down memory lane. the great pictures of our hair. >> robin's hair. >> through the years. we've been able to learn a little bit about each other. that's been the beauty of this series. i know that you know, but people at home may not know that country music played a big role
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at why i'm here today. >> really? it started all there at south louisiana university. >> to a point. you see, we're seeing, the four-plus years we may have spent in college, the impact they had on who we became. and it's that little slice. >> you had a plus? >> there was a plus. >> why wouldn't you in santa barbara. >> he went to santa barbara. what do you want from him? >> somebody said, you have memories of ucsb, you weren't doing it right. >> very good. coming up, as well, botox getting a stamp of approval from the fda, now, for a new use. how the popular anti-wrinkle drug can be used to treat aging eyes. i will admit -- this is new. i had no idea it wasn't being used, i guess. >> people will be interested in that story. and one of the stars of the hit show, "duck dynasty,"
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making her modeling debut at new york's fashion week. why the teenager turned dress designer. this happened after an argument with her dad. we'll explain. let's just say, all fashions, dad-approved. we love her on the show. and by the way, if your dad has a shotgun on the porch, generally your prom dress has to be daddy-approved. probably so is your date. dad gets to approve just about everything. there he is. there's one of them in the studio. >> look at -- wonder how you're going to get that out here. >> you know. it's the south. let's get news, first, from josh. >> we're going to begin with the emergency conditions around boulder, colorado as evacuations and wide-spread damage are now being seen because of the extreme flooding. rescues under way. here you see a man being pulled from his car. one of three vehicles that had fallen into a ditch. that ditch, as you can see, transformed into a raging river that washed away the road as 6
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inches of rain fell overnight, swamping homes and flooding the nearby university of colorado campus. one small dam has collapsed and now two deaths has been blamed on the flooding. sam has the complete forecast coming up in a bit. meanwhile, syria's president, assad, said syria agreed to surrender the chemical weapons cache. meantime, russian president putin takes issue with president obama's statement about american exceptionalism, saying, i quote, it's dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional, end quote. big safety recall, meanwhile this morning.
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more than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled by gree electric. they were sold under brand names. dan bye frigidaire, kenmore and seabreeze. they're being blamed for millions in fire damage. we have the affected brands and numbers listed on our website on yahoo! a heart-stopping river rescue on camera. a 92-year-old man swept into the floodwaters in colombia. he managed to grab a cable under a bridge. he held on for more than an hour. a police officer finally able to throw him a rope and hoist him, thankfully, to safety. finally, our best wishes from "gma" this morning, to the now much-larger d'errico family in las vegas. larger thanks to the delivery of quintuplets. all five, healthy, doing well. the couple says no fertility drugs, actually, involved here.
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this is five for one. the new additions can actually look up, now, to an older sister. three older brothers. >> oh. >> two of whom are 1-year-old twins. >> oh, boy. >> that's eight. if they go back to the well, i'm just saying, we could be in double-digits very soon. so -- >> beautiful family. >> beautiful family. a beautiful family increased by five. >> that's amazing. >> congratulations to them. >> thanks, for that. how about some "pop news." >> here we go. "entourage" fans have to wait longer for the movie version of the popular show. it was supposed to start shooting this summer. but two of the stars, holding out for more money. adrian grenier and jerry ferrara, a/k/a, turtle, has still not saidled their deals. that's the bad news. the good news, jeremy piven
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signed on the dotted line to play ari gold. and the rest of the cast onboard. mark wahlberg says the script is fantastic. and it will be in theaters by may 2014. >> no one chooses scenery quite like ari gold. i do miss that. >> he's onboard. i'm onboard. it's all good. big news in hollywood babyland, emily blunt expecting a child with her husband, fellow actor john krasinski. we know her from "the devil wears prada." john krasinski, we know him from his days on "the office." 2014 was looking like a great year for the pair. krasinski working on his animated feature, the prophet. blunt starring in a movie with meryl streep and johnny depp. the couple got married in 2010. we say to you, congratulations. >> mazal tov.
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and "pop news" this morning, one man's junk is another man's viking treasure. david taylor discovered this solid silver ring in northern ireland in a field. while it doesn't look like much. his wife told him to toss it into the garbage. it's expected to date back to 950 a.d. experts at the university say this is almost totally solid silver would have been worn on the bicep of eye viking. and the area it was discovered was ruled by thor the soul splitter. i'm not making that up. and the price -- priceless. and the wife, throw it away. >> 950 a.d.? >> 950 a.d. >> we don't get history like that. that's terrific. >> thanks, lara. >> "pop news." let's get weather from sam. >> are we on? are we on? i can barely hear because what school are you from? >> we're from temple university. [ cheers ] >> i have made a deal with the crowd, that i will stand here if
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they do not cover me in body paint. we're hoping that they don't. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on this morning, likely, if you're starting your college morning in boulder. school is canceled in the boulder area. you need to know that. this has been -- these are brand-new pictures that have been coming out in the overnight flooding in that boulder area. it's been rough. here's the west coast forecast. a little cooler in the san francisco area. still about 78 degrees in l.a. 'collins comes in at 68. and that entire line of rain continues to flow right up through that colorado area. that's all right. let it out. memphis is 96 degrees today. and right here in times square, it's everything temple this morning. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. cloudy this morning but we'll see more sunshine today than
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yesterday, but still temperatures cooler than average, warmer highs start tomorrow and we'll stay pretty close to average through the accuweather seven-day forecast. today mid to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco, low to mid-70s around the bay shore. upper 70s north and south bay and low to mid-80s in the east bay valleys. here's your accuweather seven-day forecast. warmest tomorrow and saturda >> let's just say you're waking up at hofstra this morning. good morning, hofstra. they're here, as well. there's a lot more coming up. oh, lara. what's some of it? >> thank you, sam. and good morning, hofstra. my father's alma mater. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." the new approved use for botox. the fda approving a new way to use it to wipe out wrinkles. and the "duck dynasty" star making her modeling debut. and "gma"-u today. it's robin's turn. all coming up live on "good morning america," in times square.
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from robin's alma mater, southeastern louisiana university. it's all part of our g-m- week! robin's turn today. we're going to go back to her college years. and i cannot wait. >> lion-up. >> and rocking the college colors, as well. >> first on the "gma heat index," sadie robertson gracing the runway in dresses she has created. abc's bianna golodryga has the story. >> yeah. >> whoa, whoa, whoa. whoa. >> reporter: she's known for duck calls and camouflage. now, sadie robertson of "duck dynasty" fame is going from the swamp of louisiana, to the glitz and glamour of new york's fashion week. >> she could rock the runway and really walk down and be confident in this dress. >> reporter: the 16-year-old daughter of duck commander ceo willie robertson, took to the runway to model her new fashion line.
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a collaboration with sherri hill, top designer. >> they're things that sadie enjoys wearing. very feminine. very girly. she's an athlete. but she has a girlie side, too. >> reporter: remember last season when sadie was searching for a homecoming dress. earning dad's seal of approval wasn't easy. >> it's too short. >> reporter: dad made her return one dress. >> is there something wrong with it? >> yeah. there's not enough material. >> reporter: the young reality star took to designing, factoring in her dad's opinion. telling "us weekly," she's following three simple rules when designing. it has to be long enough. the fingertip rule, taking sure her dressing are daddy-approved. and the neckline, she say, everything modest up here. and that's something most parents can agree with. >> it's so important to get your parents involved in how you dress. this line is really helpful, especially with the daddy aspect. it opens up dialogue. >> reporter: now, sadie is sending a message to all young girls.
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>> i think this is a terrific role model. studies show that girls that have a strong sense of self-have a nice and close relationship with their father. >> reporter: for that, sadie gets dad's approval. bianna golodryga, abc news, new york. >> this is one of the actual dresses. it is so pretty. sadie wore it on the catwalk. it's a champaign strapless duchess dress. it can be worn for prom. but brides are buying the dresses and wearing them for the receptions. that's a fun idea. we want to thank sherri hill for providing this. to keep in mind, you heard in the piece, the fingertip rule. that's something i learned as a kid. and that's what she was saying in the piece. if you put your hand down and your skirt doesn't -- you know what i mean? >> it has to be past your finger.
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then that's daddy-approved. >> if it's shorter than that, not daddy-approved. fyi, you learn something every day. >> or, you can just get it down to the ankle. >> yes. that's daddy-approved. big decision from the fda. the agency just announced it will approve the use of botox to treat crow's feet. >> it's the secret weapon in the war against the wrinkles arnold the eyes. crow's feet. >> it's the best anti-aging treatment out there. >> reporter: her magic potion? botox now getting approval from the food and drug administration as the first temporary treatment for crow's feet. >> i think it makes it more comfortable in people's minds. botox has been approved for underarm sweating. even migraines since 2002. >> once it's approved, we can
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use it in different ways that may not be fda-approved. >> reporter: there's reasons why doctors feel confident with botox treatment. >> botox is one of the single-most powerful, reliable, most highly-studied drugs available on the market today. >> reporter: and for people working hard to reverse the aging process. this treatment is just simple beauty science. >> prevent it now. you may think you brush your teeth to prevent cavities, why not do this to prevent lines from forming? >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. let's talk about this with dr. jen ashton. it's fda approved but does that mean it's safe? are there any risks? >> there's always risks. if you go to someone that doesn't do a lot of cosmetics injection, you could have a facial droop or look too plastic. fun facts about botox. this is a drug that is used for so many things, generated almost 2 billion, with a "b," dollars in sales last year. but it's not a surprise to doctors that drugs are used for
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non-fda-approved indications. this is something we've heard about for migraines. for muscle spasms. constant sweating. >> the first cosmetic approval was for these lines. which we call the corrugators. women have been getting this for a decade all over their face. >> i find if you don't breathe and never blink, you don't get crow's feet. >> i have tried that, sam. but it's not working. >> i like to call them laugh lines. >> there you go. >> full of life. >> a badge of honor. >> and hints of our wisdom. here we go. all right. here we go. we're three down, one up today. we have gone back to school. we went to columbia, we went diving to penn state. went to california yesterday, and now going to louisiana. >> it's obvious that we all love our alma maters. we are so proud. no different here for me, for southeastern louisiana
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university. going there was one of the best decisions i ever made. in addition to a great education, i made friendships that have grown strong even after leaving that beloved campus in a place we affectionately call hammond, america. go, lions. go! another school year on the beautiful campus of southeastern louisiana university is under way. when i arrived on campus, back in 1979, i was on a tennis scholarship. you heard me. tennis. but i never played a college match. basketball was my calling. >> she was very steady. you could depend on her to have a good many rebounds. score a lot of points. she's very consistent. >> and i guess you could say it worked out pretty well. >> today, we pay tribute to robin roberts. >> reporter: my talented teammates were the reason for my success on and more importantly off the court. they would become my dearest friends. being in their future weddings and becoming aunty robin to their children.
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priceless. give me a break on the hair, will you? it was the '80s, after all. the greatest gift of playing on the team will most certainly be realized off the court. i'll be cheering you on from the sidelines. i always had an interest in journalism. and when i got to college, i thought it would be the perfect opportunity to explore the news biz. so, i worked at the college radio station, kslu. glad to see it's in full swing. but my really big break came when i got a job in town at wfpr radio station. my news director and my colleague whose family owned the station at the time were the best and kindest mentors. >> she seemed focused. even though she was maybe messing up and having her own little bloopers, she was so determined to get it right the next time. >> she started out as my reporter but she quickly moved on to sports and became our
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sports editor. and she had a country music show. and she could come across with that country accent after a while, too. she was pretty good at that. >> reporter: wfpr 14 hometown country. yeah, i surprised a lot of folks. >> she would spin country records? you don't really know anything about country music. in true robin fashion, she would prepare herself and played a lot of the really popular songs that were kind of crossover songs that i remember. ♪ i want a man with a slow hand ♪ >> there is one that showed up in the cue a lot more than it was supposed to. if it was supposed to be in there at all. that was the pointer sisters, "slow hand." she loved that song. i promise you, she probably played it at least once an hour. ♪ come and go with a heated rush ♪ >> reporter: my fondness for country grew and remains this day. my love for broadcast journalist blossoms at the station.
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and i hope the same for future southeastern students. i'm going to tell you, it was nice to get a paycheck to put into my very first checking account. it helped pay for the gas of my white datsun. oh, that was a sweet ride. which reminds me one time when my friends tried to sell it on the radio program called "swap shop." >> i loved the swap shop. people call in with anything they want to get rid of. i called in and i tried to change my voice a little bit. saying, yeah, i have a 1978 datsun dc 10. we're going to sell that cheap. >> someone did offer ten baby chicks. but i kept my car and my friendship with nancy. for the students of my alma mater, i wish you three things. lifelong friendships. an opportunity to discover new interests. and, of course, academic success. lion up! i love that. i wish for you three things.
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when i was ill, my dear teammates, her nickname -- michelle gillette. she spent weeks in my apartment, whipping up some cajun dishes. left her husband daren at home in atlanta, came for weeks and weeks on end. and she lived near campus. her parents did. it was nice to leave the dorms and go to their house and have good home cooking. i have to say, the dorm that we lived in was a little old. it's no longer -- that's a picture of it. it's no longer in existence. my mother said, it looked like a motel. we used to hop over. she was very concerned. my mom wanted to come back and get me the next day. so glad my father talked her out of it. i would have gotten in that car. she had empty nest syndrome. but they let me forge out on my own. a great place to do it, southeastern louisiana.
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>> and coming up with the food. you mentioned, you would have gotten in that car. but you saved up and bought your own car. and speaking of -- >> what? >> drumroll, please. the ultimate memento. take a look. look at what's rolling in. >> no way. >> yeah! >> look at that sweet ride. >> look at that. oh. you know, you had to have a seat. does it have an 8-track? four on the floor. >> no sunroof. >> oh. >> get in. >> they'll cut you a sunroof. >> it's a classic. i have to tell you. >> good-looking car. >> it's great. i had a c.b. my handle was brown sugar. >> can we call you that? >> this is great. all right. going back to south beach. >> we love you! >> it's sam's turn tomorrow. sam's turn tomorrow.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. negotiations are scheduled to resume between barlt and one of its labor unions more than halfway into the 60-day cooling-off period called by governor brown. they're set to meet today in oakland. the other union, the amalgamated tran sit union has mediators they won't be available until monday, when negotiations over major sticking points, the big issues, are set to resume. let's see how your morning commute is going with leyla gulen. >> not so great. east bay westbound along highway 80 making that drive up to port hall drive. an accident, a few vehicles smashed into this one that's just sitting there.
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we do have heavy backups half an hour. we'll get you from highway 4 down to the maze. more than one hour to head westbound side of 580 from tracy to dublin.
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welcome back. our current conditions, most of us in the low to mid-60s right now, half moon bay behind at 59. big story today, faster sunshine even after the drizzle this morning and temperatures running a little bit warmer in santa rosa and concord and san jose. everybody else the same if not cooler. all these temperatures are
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cooler than average. today the coolest day in your accuweather seven-day forecast, warmer tomorrow. have a great day. ♪ you i need you you made me love you ♪ ♪ made me love you you know you made me love you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] so great to hear gloria estefan this morning. she has a brand-new album out this morning. >> i have had a migraine all week long.
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it's great to have these guys out here cheering. love it. that's great. and we're setting aside our coffee mugs this morning because we have a special message from first lady michelle obama. she is launching a brand-new initiative as part of her let's move campaign. it encourages people to drink more water. here's the first lady now. >> good morning, america. and hello, robin, george, lara, josh and sam. do you know that water helps you have more energy and stamina to do more and focus longer. and considering how early you all have to wake up every day, i'll bet that sounds pretty good, huh? so, drink up. >> and we are raising a glass to the initiative. the first lady sent these glasses over just for us. >> drink up. we have a special announcement to make. and everybody, hang on for this. we are getting ready to have a huge britney spears live event
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next tuesday. she has a surprise for all of her fans. you're only going to find out what it is tuesday on "gma." britney spears. this is a good one. i have to -- this is an inspiring young man. he beat odds that seem incalculable. and chiefing what seems to be impossible. zach hoskins. he was born with a severe disability. i don't think he knew that. 17-year-old. didn't let it stop him from becoming one of the best high school basketball players in the state of georgia. it's even more remarkable when you see him take the court. i sat down one-on-one with the very talented and inspirational young man. >> reporter: zach hoskins. watch out. >> reporter: you have to see it to believe it. and even then, you might not.
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high school baseball phenom zach hoskins is lights out from three-point range. the kid runs any court. but considering what he's overcome to be this good, that's just one hand. born without the lower half of his left arm. >> it's funny to get into a new area, looking at you. should we pick this kid up. is he trying to play with us? once i do and they get out there and start making a bunch of jumpers, they're all over me like wanting to be on their team. and it's fun to see their reactions. >> reporter: initially, his parents worried about zach. but that worry faded, almost immediately. >> he would crawl out of his crib. we could almost tell immediately, everything's going to be fine. this kid was awesome. he could do anything. >> reporter: with creativity and commitment, he's done exactly that. today, the 17-year-old sharp-shooter is among the top players in the state of georgia. >> i knew in my mind, i can make it. minus the fact that my hand's
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missing. i just kept going hard every day. and i made it. >> reporter: do you think now, i wonder what it would be like to have two hands? >> i have thought that. but what kind of life would i live if i'm asking myself that every, single day. and you can't think about that. it's not a good way to live. >> reporter: and zach is planning to go big-time, the youfrt of florida. one of the premiered programs in the country, just offered him preferred walk-on status for next year. >> it's a dream come true. >> people are saying, he'll never play. let me tell you, a lot of people thought he would never play middle school. or high school. he'll play at florida. and he will be successful. >> reporter: so, i'm going to let you have that. i'm letting you have this. naturally, i'm curious, to meet him face-to-face on the court. puts me to shame in an instant. the game of h.o.r.s.e. which
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might have been my redemption, was anything but. what have you parents meant to you? >> everything. they've been right by my side. they never told me you can't play that sport or you can't do that. they told me, you can do whatever you want. >> reporter: what do you hope people take away from zach's story? >> he has a huge heart. he just, he never gave up. and never gave up his dream. >> you can accomplish anything. you can overcome anything. it just takes work and desire and a lot of heart. a lot of heart. >> zach and his parents were here visiting just recently. >> yeah. they came up. stephanie and bob with zach. to see the degree of love and faith that just weaves and binds that family, it's a wonderful time to spend. he is a great kid. a better human being than he is
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an athlete. and he's so good at basketball. i played h.o.r.s.e. four or five games. >> that was the best shot we had of you. >> that was bad. >> we have a couple gators that are here. >> his dad said it and meant it. he's going to play as a gator. great meeting you, zach. >> you get the feeling that that's true. everybody thought he wasn't going to play anywhere. he'll play now, too. we have something to tell you. how would you like to get $10,000 for your school? how would you like to do that? we have an update at the target program. once a school gets enough votes, target will donate up to $10,000 at that school. targeted donated $3.3 million. you can vote for your school until september 21st, or until $5 million has been donated.
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they're going to keep going until they get to $5 million. what school? temple. >> logon to on yahoo! to find out more. that announcement is sponsored by target. doing the great work. let's get to the boards -- college kroutds are the best audience ever. here's what's going on in pennsylvania. thank you, shannon for sending that to us. also, a bit of michigan. thank for giving that view of the sky. if there's breaking weather events like going on in colorado today, when you send the pictures, they get on, as well. there's a quick look at what's going on behind that forecast that goes into the northeast. and the fly-by, we'll show you two zones of heavy rain to be concerned about. one continues in the colorado area. one that moves in to the east coast.
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good morning. i'm mike nicco. after drizzle and cloud cover this morning it will be brighter this afternoon than yesterday but still cooler than average. check out the accuweather seven-day forecast. temperatures warmer tomorrow. and fairly seasonal through the rest of the seve >> i can't believe it's that time again. stuart is here from guinness book of world records. the 2014 hits stores around the globe today. we're going to find out what some of the record holders are. we're going to show them to us. you've been doing this for how long? >> since 1955. >> you're my guy. when we do anything with guinness, you're the one that brings us it to us. what's one of the weirdest things in this year's book? >> it would depend on your definition of weird. the new book is packed with all sorts of reports.
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but jani rock in france, had the highest bungee jump into water while on fire. >> while on fire? >> yes. >> did you have to sort through a bunch of those? >> he took the title at 213'6". hats off to him. emory, what is this? this is colonel meow. but what makes him so special he's in the book? >> he has the longest fur on a cat. we have nine inches right here. >> quick, everybody at home measure your cat's fur. you could get in the guinness book of world records. austin colton. don't tell me you can put this on the road. >> it's street legal. any road in the country. >> does that help in new york city finding parking? >> absolutely. i don't bother looking for
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parking. >> you're fine the way you are? >> it has a working windshield right here. and this is made out of safety glass. >> thank you for bringing the folks to us. now, the book, by the way, we need to say "guinness book of world records," hits stores today. coming up, glee star diana
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so, "athe family" follows a mob family. we had one of the stars on yesterday, michelle pfeiffer who plays mom, maggie blake. to this young lady. dianna agron is here with us. and we welcome you to "good morning america." >> thank you. >> tell me about this movie. and working with the likes of robert de niro and michelle pfeiffer. >> oh, my gosh. dream come true. it's about a month and a half of waiting and hoping and wishing. and it came to fruition. here we are today. >> i was reading one of the research i read, is you said i can't get fired now. >> my logic was, johnny and i
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were filming for two weeks. by the time i had gotten to set, i relaxed a little bit. it would be too expensive to start over. >> i want to show everybody a little clip. take a looked look right now. >> what are you guys doing? >> it's just -- to get to know each other. oops. >> hey, boys, this approach to women, you're not going to get very far. >> that racket, half of it breaks away. and you said you were terrified you were going to hit the kid. >> i was terrified. but i would have to show him every time i tested it five times. and he would say things like, well, you know, like this
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region. don't kick me there. as if i hadn't learned that a lot younger. you have pads. >> people know you from "glee." now, you're starring with incredible tommy lee jones in this. it's a terrific film. how do you make that transition? how do you wrap your head around that jump in your career? >> it's a new character. it's a new group of people. you want to do a good job. and the director makes it fun to do that. he lays out the groundwork to have the best time ever. we were filming in paris and normandy for three months. >> i was surprised to hear michelle pfeiffer say she was intimidated about workliing wit you. >> i think she's being nice. she's so wonderful and generous. you know. >> you can't get better people to learn from. >> yes. >> and sounds like everybody had something to offer in the film. everybody is terrific. it is called "the family."
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diana argon is in it and does a terrific job. it opens nationwide tomorrow. thanks for being with us. still to come, glory estefan performing live. ♪ kiss me once
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[ cheers and applause ] >> winner of seven grammys. sold more than 700 aim bums worldwide. now, megastar, gloria estefan, our good friend is out with a brand-new album. it's called "the standards" singing some of the all-time great tunes. we are thrilled. give a proper welcome for gloria estefan. >> thank you. >> and the great shelly byrd. >> we were daying show great it is to see musicians and sheet music. >> it's great. what a concept. >> this -- what a concept with
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this new album. >> thank you so much. >> five different languages? >> it's the music of my heart. this is what i grew up listening to. this is why i've written ballads later in my career. and the greats. wrap your voice around those incredible songs, it's delicious. it really is. >> you know what's delicious, you and your husband have sold your story to broadway. going to be a musical? >> we're working on it. we hope to have it by january. and hopefully, within a couple years, we'll be on stage. >> i know people are fighting to play you. i hear jennifer lopez wants to play you. >> do you think he wants to be at a show eight a week? i don't think so. >> it's wonderful to have you back here with us. >> next to me. and so tall. like, everyone is. >> we're going to get a taste of that new album. performing her new version of the classic, how long has been
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this going on? the one, the only, gloria estefan. ♪ i could cry deep tears ♪ ♪ after all these years tell me now ♪ ♪ how long has this been going on ♪ ♪ there were chills up my spine ♪ ♪ and some thrills i can't define ♪ ♪ listen, sweetie
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how long has this been going on ♪ ♪ oh, how i wish that i could melt ♪ ♪ into heaven i'm hurled ♪ ♪ now i know how columbus felt ♪ ♪ finding another world ♪ ♪ kiss me once and once more ♪ ♪ what a dunce i was before ♪ ♪ what a break for heaven's sake ♪ ♪ how long has this been going on ♪
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♪ going on hey ♪ ♪ ♪ oh, i feel like i could melt ♪ ♪ into heaven i'm hurled i know how ♪ ♪ columbus felt finding a brand-new world ♪
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♪ kiss me once and once more ♪ ♪ what a dunce i was before ♪ ♪ what a break for heaven's sake ♪ ♪ how long has this been going on ♪ ♪ how long has this been going on ♪ ♪ how long has has it been going on ♪ ♪ how long has this been going on ♪ >> yes. [ cheers and applause ]
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america's cup races resume on san francisco bay this afternoon. oracle team usa is expected to make some changes trailing emirates team nlz nz four races to minus 1. let's see if we're doing pluses or minuses with our temperatures, mike. >> depends where you live. warmer in the north bay and east bay, 70s around the bay shore, mid to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco. won't be as breezy as it was yesterday across the bay. accuweather seven-day forecast, warmer tomorrow, pretty seasonal the rest of the way. leyla? you'll notice the san mateo bridge is at a standstill due to a disabled big rig just right off of the bridge in foster city. so you can see that solid red there, that is going to make your travels 30 minutes.
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